19 October 2017

Top Tips for staying healthy this winter

  • Healthcare workers are out and about in all weathers, but in the winter they also have to contend with the cold.

    Combined with the UK's often wet weather the chances of falling ill increase sharply during the season.

    Here are some top tips to keep you fit and healthy this winter;

    Get plenty of sleep –

    Getting plenty of sleep is part of staying healthy all year round. However, because of less sunshine in the winter months, you could suffer from a disruption to your regular day/night cycle. Be sure to get into a sleep routine with the aim of going to bed and waking at the same times every day. 

Warm by the fire
17 October 2017

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

  • Throughout the day some of us might find ourselves feeling sleepy, generally unproductive and just a bit too warm in general. Staying hydrated will help you stay alert throughout the day.

    Why is it important to stay hydrated?

    Up to 60% of the adult human body is made up of water, we cannot survive without it. Being one of the major components of the body, you won’t be surprised to hear that these simple molecules have many, many functions.

    Such as:

11 October 2017

The Surprising Health Benefits of Technology – Virtual Reality

  • Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that has been around for quite a few decades. In the 1990s there was a brief boom in the technology, however, thanks to technical limitations and the common side effect of making users feel incredibly ill the fad soon faded.

    VR is back with a bang and this time it has the technology behind it to make it work. This new generation of VR tech has some surprising benefits to the healthcare sector and looks set to revolutionise medicine over the coming years.